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Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille

14 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7504
+1 910-579-9997
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“grouper” (10 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
14 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7504
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great place to get together with friends. We tried a new appetizer, grit fries and they were great. Everyone at our table had really good entres.

Thank Wanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to celebrate my anniversary and wanted something nice and I ended up leaving and eating from Wendy’s. The waitress was nice,but recommended the crab fries. I love crabs and I love fries,but they were absolutely horrible. If I could give a negative number...More

Thank tctimes4
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm so sorry that you did not enjoy your anniversary dinner! This is such a rare review for us to receive and hate to hear that you feel it was a waste of time and money. We've had great feedback on the crabby fries from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Girls' beach weekend and we wanted to eat at a place with a view: we found it at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille! As we walked up the steps to the tiki bar (they also serve full menu) we could not believe the gorgeous view in...More

Thank wndrwmn
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for joining us for dinner AND the great review! I will certainly pass your feedback on to our front of house and kitchen team. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try Jinx Creek Grill. Very goog fried oysters, Garlic clams. Hush puppies were very good. The hot honey butter sauce excellent on the puppies. Friend had the mushroom soup and ssid it was very good. Salads were great. I ordered the double burger...More

Thank Clinical R
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. Certainly sounds like you had some of my favorites and I'm happy to hear you were here on a night with that incredible burger special. Thank you for giving us a try and we look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our group of 8 ate here for dinner a few nights ago. I ordered Shrimp with Mango sauce, buttermilk biscuits with honey butter, and Pina Colada. The Shrimp dish was very good, but a bit spicy for me. My husband ordered Seafood Bog, which he...More

Thank Cathy K
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the great review, Cathy!

Reviewed September 9, 2018

We visited Jinks with friends and really enjoyed our dinner! I had the Caesar Salad with grilled chicken, hubby had the chicken fried steak sandwich, our friends had crab sandwich and a chicken BLT. All the food was excellent! Our service was also excellent! After...More

Thank mrsgfhjr
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you for the great review! sounds like the night was amazing. Thanks for joining us for dinner and a sunset!

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner for on our last night in town. Our server, Sybil was wonderful. She made great suggestions and was very attentive. The crispy artichokes were a nice surprise and both the crabcake and grouper dinner were delicious. They had milk for our...More

Thank Osmallwood
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the great review! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the service and the dinner & drinks! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

They have a major condensation problem. The pipes drip on you while you eat. Very sub standard dining area for the price of the food. I ordered crab cakes which were let’s just say different and I would not recommend. Our son had a grilled...More

Thank Whitney M
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Hi Whitney - I'm very sorry to hear that you weren't happy with your visit. It's not often we hear that and we'd like the opportunity to impress you! Please let us know if you'd be willing to stop back in with your family. You...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Total fluke that we ended up here. We had done no due diligence and it was a very busy night for restaurants but we lucked into an outdoor table just as the sun set over the ICW. It was stunning. True confession - we had...More

Thank stretch25
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

We're so glad your drive to the next island found your arriving in our restaurant! thank you for the awesome review and we certainly hope it is habit changing - we're open year round and have all different events and specials planned for the fall...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Ate here with a group of friends for dinner. We sat upstairs at the Tiki Bar. Food was amazing! Tasty appetizers and seafood was very fresh and prepared perfectly. View was beautiful and they had live music which was nice as well. Servers were friendly...More

Thank rgentes
Pam D, Guest Relations Manager at Jinks Creek Waterfront Grille, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed a night out with the girls on the Tiki deck - we hope to see you again!

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Mary Ann B
August 1, 2018|
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Response from Pam D | Property representative |
Hi Mary Anne - no Jinks does not take reservations but we do have an indoor and outdoor bar that you can wait at and a hostess will text you when your table is ready.
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Rorocat
March 11, 2018|
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Response from Pam D | Property representative |
Yes, we will be open at 10:30am and will be hosting an Easter Brunch. Reservations for brunch are available now on our website.
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Mark P
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Pam D | Property representative |
We do have a full bar both inside and on an outside deck for the warmer months. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-7504
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Ocean Isle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-579-9997
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Description
Take in the spectacular views of the intracoastal waterway while dining with friends and family. Executive Chef Joe Paxton has created a crave-worthy dinner menu based around a farm to table concept of coastal favorites and seasonal vegetables sourced from local and regional purveyors. Enjoy a drink at the Tiki Bar perched on the top patio with sweeping views of Jinks Creek or dine outdoors in the gazebo overlooking the water. Just inside, our dining room features large windows with amazing views for those who to prefer to eat indoors. We’ll see you soon!
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